SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) – Three small earthquakes hit in South Carolina’s Lowcountry Monday afternoon.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the first was a 2.8 magnitude earthquake near Interstate 26 in Summerville.
That earthquake hit at 12:49pm at a depth of six kilometers.
The second quake, a smaller magnitude 2.0, hit moments later less than a mile from the first quake.
The third earthquake, a stronger magnitude 3.3, was centered nearly seven miles to the south of the first two.
The third quake shook the area around 6:21pm and was at a depth of 6.8 kilometers.
Residents in the area reported weak or light shaking, according to the USGS.